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Pablo Ziegler Quartet for New Tango

"Ziegler... plays straight from the beating, bleeding heart of nuevo tango, with its Argentinian mix of swagger and sweetness"
— The Guardian

"Far beyond the confines of Tango, or Latin Jazz, or Bossa Nova, or world music, or classical…. [Ziegler] brought something from each to a stew that somehow simultaneously edified and electrified."
— U-T San Diego

Latin Grammy-winner Pablo Ziegler, the Buenos Aires-born pianist and composer who helped define the modern tango, brings the rich Argentine musical tradition of New Tango into a chamber music setting with exquisite arrangements of his own compositions, as well as the music of tango legends like Ángel Villoldo, Gerardo Matos Rodríguez and Ástor Piazzolla. Ziegler was pianist for the late Piazzolla for over a decade. A consummate ensemble featuring piano, bandoneon, cello and double bass, Ziegler's quartet for New Tango breathes with nuance and refinement, at once subtle and utterly expressive.

Writes Ken Herman for San Diego Story: "[Ziegler’s quartet] proved this Argentine music could rub shoulders with Schubert and Brahms and hold its head high." The quartet has headlined major engagements, including Lincoln Center Out of Doors, the Laguna Beach Music Festival, the La Jolla Music Society SummerFest, the Chautauqua Institution, Eastman School of Music and Brandeis University.

Pablo Ziegler - Piano
Hector Del Curto - Bandoneon
Jisoo Ok - Cello
Pedro Giraudo - Double Bass




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Pablo Ziegler Quartet for New Tango

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Press Reviews

Selected press quotes about Pablo Ziegler New Music Box - Feature Article Chautauquan Daily - Concert Review Brandeis University The Justice - Concert Review UT San Diego - Concert Review San Diego Story - Concert Review Montecristo Magazine - Feature Article DownBeat: Pablo Ziegler & Metropole Orkest Album Review JazzTimes Pablo Ziegler & Metropole Orkest Album Review All About Jazz: Pablo Ziegler & Metropole Orkest Album Review Lucid Culture: Pablo Ziegler & Metropole Orkest Album Review Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Pablo Ziegler & Metropole Orkest Album Review All About Jazz - Buenos Aires Report and Tango & All That Jazz Album Reviews The Age (Sydney, Australia) - Concert Review The Australian - Concert Review Savannah Morning News - Concert Review Cadence - Buenos Aires Report CD Review